Lives of the fellows

Michael Carden Pearson

b.8 September 1938 d.20 June 2015
MB BChir Cantab(1963) MRCS LRCP(1963) MRCP(1967) DMRD(1969) FFR(1971) FRCR(1975) FRCP(1994)

Michael Carden Pearson was a consultant radiologist at the Brompton and London Chest hospitals. He was born in Hull, Yorkshire. His father, Richard Carden Mitchell Pearson, was medical officer of health for Newcastle upon Tyne. His mother, Frances Constance Pearson née Newly, was a state registered nurse. His paternal grandfather, Henry Carden Pearson, was a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Darlington. Pearson was educated at Oundle School, Northamptonshire, and went on to Cambridge University and Guy’s Hospital Medical School. He qualified in 1963.

He held house posts at Guy’s and was subsequently a senior house officer at Brompton Hospital and then Central Middlesex Hospital. From 1965 to 1967 he was a medical registrar at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was then a registrar in radiology at Guy’s Hospital for two years. From 1969, he was a senior registrar in radiology at University College Hospital and the National Heart Hospital. In 1972, he was appointed as a consultant radiologist at the Brompton and London Chest hospitals.

Outside medicine he enjoyed fine wine, opera and gardening.

In 1964, he married Sybil Angela Margaret Jones, a consultant in public health medicine. They had three sons and a daughter.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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